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Model bottle from an Opening of the Mouth set

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Small model bottle, not hollowed out, with smooth finish, translucent.

Provenance

From Giza, G2381 A (the tomb of Impy). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II, 2246–2152 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.7 x 2.9 cm (2 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3267

Medium or Technique

Rock crystal

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels